Burd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname for a man with a notable beard, from a southern Yiddish pronunciation of Yiddish bord ‘beard’

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bard, Burt, Bord, Bird, Bury, Burr, Byrd, Burdo, Hurd, Burg

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Burd Family Origin

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Burd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Son

    15%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burd family was Son. The most common Burd occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Burd's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burd.

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Burd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Burd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Burd in 1944 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burd

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